Part of speech: noun

The act of submitting; obedience; humility: resignation; meekness.

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Usage examples "submission":

  1. But the Elector, who drew the line of submission at his conscience and faith, declared, " that they were able indeed to deprive him of the books, but could not tear out of his heart what he had learned from them." - "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
  2. And, I have not the least doubt, those men would see one half of the people's throats cut in order to reduce the rest to silent submission. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
  3. But underneath her submission that day was a growing uneasiness, fiercely suppressed. - "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart.